Tadon to Chikuwa (1998)
Tadon
Chikuwa
The movie depicts the frustrations of modern day living. It stars two of Japan's most popular male
actors; Koji Yakusho & Hiroyuki Sanada The 1999 film was directed by Jun Ichikawa. The lives of
an ordinary cab driver and a struggling novelist take a weird turn... The film is actually based on two
short stories by Makoto Shiina. Includes a 4-page booklet.
Directed by
Jun Ichikawa   

Writing credits (in alphabetical order)
Jun Ichikawa   
Masa Nakamura   segment "Chikuwa"
Shinsuke Sato   segment "Tadon"
Makoto Shiina   novel
Produced by
Toshiaki Nakazawa ....  planner
Hiroshi Yamaji ....  executive producer

Original Music by
Bun Itakura   

Cinematography by
Tatsuhiko Kobayashi   

Film Editing by
Tomoh Sanjo   

Art Direction by
Shigeo Mano   

Other crew
Takeshi Nakasu ....  gaffer
Cast (in credits order)
Kテエji Yakusho ....  Kida
Hiroyuki Sanada ....  Asami
Jinpachi Nezu ....  Anzai
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Satoko Abe ....  Kimishima
Kaori Momoi ....  Woman in teddy bear
Tomorowo Taguchi ....  Tomiyama
Yuuji Tanaka ....  Taxi no kyaku
Updated on September 20, 2008